Demographic Profiles

Demographic Profiles of suburbs in the Redlands area of Queensland.
The population of Redland Shire, which became Redland City on 15th March 2008:
2011 Census: 138,666
2006 Census: 127,627
2001 Census: 114,601

Demographic Profiles of suburbs in the Redlands area of Queensland.

The population of Redland Shire, which became Redland City on 15th March 2008:

  • 2011 Census: 138,666
  • 2006 Census: 127,627
  • 2001 Census: 114,601

2011 Census Statistics

Population in Redland Local Government Area

In the 2011 Census, the population was 138,666 people, and of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Median Age in Redland Local Government Area

The median age of people in Redland LGA was 39 years. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Ancestry and BIrthplace in Redland Local Government Area

73.4% of people were born in Australia.
The most common other countries of birth were England 7.1%, New Zealand 5.5%, South Africa 1.5%, Scotland 1.0% and Germany 0.6%.
The most common ancestries were English 32.1%, Australian 27.4%, Irish 8.2%, Scottish 8.1% and German 4.4%.

Languages in Redland Local Government Area

91.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Afrikaans 0.4%, Dutch 0.3%, Italian 0.3% and Mandarin 0.3%.

Employment in Redland Local Government Area

There were 71,806 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Redland (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.
Of employed people in Redland (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Housing in Redland Local Government Area

46% of occupied private dwellings had 4 bedrooms, 38.1% had 3 bedrooms, 11.3% had 2 bedrooms and 2.9% had 1 bedroom. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.
31.7% were owned outright, 40.5% were owned with a mortgage and 24.4% were rented.

Motor Vehicles in Redland Local Government Area

39.8% of occupied private dwellings had two registered motor vehicles, garaged or parked at their address, 31.2% had one registered motor vehicle and 20.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

 

2006 Census Statistics

Population in Redland Local Government Area

In the 2011 Census, the population was 127,627 people, and of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Median Age in Redland Local Government Area

The median age of people in Redland LGA was 38 years. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 55 years and over made up 25.0% of the population. 

Ancestry and BIrthplace in Redland Local Government Area

74.0% of people were born in Australia.
The most common other countries of birth were England 6.7%, New Zealand 5.0%, South Africa 1.0%, Scotland 0.9% and Netherlands 0.6%.

Languages in Redland Local Government Area

90.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.4%, Dutch 0.4%, Italian 0.3%, Greek 0.2% and Mandarin 0.2%

Employment in Redland Local Government Area

There were 64,375 people aged 15 years and over who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Redland (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.0% worked full-time, 29.0% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.1% were unemployed. 32,040 people were not in the labour force.

Housing in Redland Local Government Area

85.7% of occupied private dwellings were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings
32.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

2006 Census Links

The following links will allow you to download and open PDF files for each location in the Redlands.

These profiles provide various statistics such as populations, average incomes and other information provided in the 2006 national census.

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